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Thursday, November 01, 2012

TCC design roundtable (Thu. 1 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. This week's topic will be preparing high-quality vector graphic figures and diagrams with an open-source alternative to Adobe Illustrator.  4 p.m. in Speare 116.

Physics Department Seminar (Thu. 1 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. Nicole Vogt, associate professor of astronomy at New Mexico State University, will present a Physics Department seminar at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the third floor ballroom of the Fidel Center. Vogt will present, “The General Education Astronomy Source (GEAS) Project: Extending the Reach of Astronomy Education.” In New Mexico, the doubling of the statewide requirement for laboratory science courses at the college level represents both an opportunity to further aid in the development of math and science skills in our general population, and an added barrier to degree completion. Vogt will discuss the compelling need for alternate avenues for teaching science in New Mexico. She will present a set of NASA- and NSF-sponsored resources to aid in teaching astronomy at the college level, including an online tutor with 12,000+ questions, an instructor review interface, and a set of laboratory exercises accessible via distance education.

Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 1 Nov, 2012 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Auto Racing Club has weekly meetings at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in Workman 101. Club members discuss upcoming events, vehicle maintenance and other topics related to auto racing. All are welcome to join.

Swing Dance (Thu. 1 Nov, 2012 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly swing dance held in the SAC. Everyone is welcome. Lessons held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Swing Dance (Thu. 1 Nov, 2012 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly swing dance held in the SAC. Everyone is welcome. Lessons held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Talking In Triangles: Communicating Science To Non-STEM Audiences (Fri. 2 Nov, 2012 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Dan Agan, professional communicator and media consultant, will present a workshop for faculty, staff and students titled "Talking in Triangles: Communicating Science to Non-STEM Audiences." Agan will present this 3 1/2 hour workshop twice -- at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Library 212. RSVP to vpaa@admin.nmt.edu or call Jacoby Boles at 835-5363 to register.

Chemistry Department Seminar (Fri. 2 Nov, 2012 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Lili Bao will present the Chemistry Department graduate seminar, discussing "Electronic Properties of Two Fluoro-N-ArylNaphthalimides." Noon in Cramer Hall 101. 

ACUI Billiards Tourney Entry Deadline (Fri. 2 Nov, 2012 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

The deadline to enter the ACUI national qualifying tourney is 6:30 p.m. This is a 9-ball tourney. Students only. The local qualifier will be November 10 and 11. There are two divisions: men and women.

Game Room Tournament (Fri. 2 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The game room is hosting tournaments, including billiards, poker, and ping pong. The winners of each section will win prizes and will be eligible enter the final tournament at the end of the semester. Sign up in the Game Room.

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Magic Tournament (Sat. 3 Nov, 2012 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The game room and Residential Life are hosting an event in the game room for Magic the Gathering. Starts at 3 p.m. Registration is limited to 35 and starts at 5 p.m. October 15.

First Saturday Star Party (Sat. 3 Nov, 2012 6:00 pm)

The Astronomy Club will have a star party after the VLA tours. The event is free and open to the public so come out and join us at the Etscorn Observatory. The club hosts star parties on the first Saturday of each month starting at dusk.

Monday, November 05, 2012

Physics Dissertation Defense (Mon. 5 Nov, 2012 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Luke Schmidt, doctoral candidate in physics, will defend his thesis, titled "Aperture Masking at Optical Wavelengths." Schmidt's dissertation describes the conception, design, construction and first light observations of AMASING (Aperture Masking And Speckle ImagiNG), a self contained optical aperture masking interferometer designed for the Magdalena Ridge Observatory 2.4m telescope. All are welcome at 10 a.m. Monday, November 5, in the CITL classroom in Speare Hall.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Mon. 5 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The campus chapter of ASME meets at 7 p.m. in Weir Hall.  All are welcome to join.

INBRE/Biology Seminar (Mon. 5 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Dr. Elliott J. Stollar, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Eastern New Mexico University, will speak on his research: "Dynamic Engagement Within SH3 Domain: Peptide Complexes." Noon MSEC 105.

GSA Meeting (Mon. 5 Nov, 2012 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The Graduate Student Association will have its regular meeting Monday, November 5 at 1 p.m. in the Tripp Room of the Skeen Library (Library 212). Lunch will be served.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 6 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Yu-Lin Shen, professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico will present the seminar in Mechanical Engineering, discussing "Deformation and Damage in Multilayer Thin Films." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

TCC design roundtable (Tue. 6 Nov, 2012 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 4 p.m. in Speare 116

SWE General Meeting (Tue. 6 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Society of Women Engineers meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. in Weir 102.

Python 01 (Tue. 6 Nov, 2012 11:00 pm - Wed. 7 Nov, 2012 12:00 am)

Free, non-credit class in programming in the Python language.  4 p.m. in Speare 15.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

TCC design roundtable (Wed. 7 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 4 p.m.

Python 02 (Wed. 7 Nov, 2012 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Free non-credit class on programming in the Python language offered by the Tech Computer Center.  5:30 p.m. in Speare 116.

Etiquette Dinner & Fashion Show (Wed. 7 Nov, 2012 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Less Jersey Shore, More Buckingham Palace! Learn how to navigate a four-course business meal at the Etiquette Dinner in the Fidel Ballroom from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited, and preregistration is required. Sign up at www.nmt.edu/images/stories/Student_Affairs/Etiquette_Dinner_Registration_Form.pdf or in Career Services.

St. Patrick's Catholic Newman Center (Wed. 7 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization which serves students seeking to grow in their faith. Meetings include fellowship, discussions, and dinner. All are welcome. 7 p.m. at the Newman Center on School of Mines Road. 

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (Wed. 7 Nov, 2012 8:45 pm - 10:15 pm)

InterVarsity, or IV, is an interdenominational Christian ministry and fellowship led by students and geared toward evangelism in a campus environment. Our vision is to see students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed, and world changers developed. Intervarsity is a place of community and fellowship, worship and Bible study, and a place to make a difference on this campus and in this world. All are welcome. 8:45 p.m. in the SAC.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

TCC design roundtable (Thu. 8 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. Today's topic is extracting data from Web pages with Beautiful Soup. 4 p.m. in Speare 116

Alpha Sigma Kappa Spaghetti Dinner (Thu. 8 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

The Alpha Sigma Kappa sorority is hosting a fund-raising spaghetti dinner at the DAV Hall on 200 Fifth Street. 4 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 before hand or $8 at the door. Contact an ASK member to purchase a ticket

Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 8 Nov, 2012 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Auto Racing Club has weekly meetings at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in Workman 101. Club members discuss upcoming events, vehicle maintenance and other topics related to auto racing. All are welcome to join.

Swing Dance (Thu. 8 Nov, 2012 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly swing dance held in the SAC. Everyone is welcome. Lessons held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Friday, November 09, 2012

NMT Chemistry Symposium (Fri. 9 Nov, 2012 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

The New Mexico Chemistry Symposium is an annual meeting of chemists at New Mexico Tech. The event includes talks by notable scientists around a theme. The Symposium is also a venue for undergraduate and graduate students in chemistry and related fields to present their research. For undergraduates interested in graduate school, the event provides a venue to learn about the graduate degree programs in Chemistry at New Mexico Tech and to discuss specific opportunities with our faculty. Breakfast starts at 7 a.m. Talks in the morning, followed by lunch, tours and a poster session in the afternoon. Awards banquet and keynote talk in the evening. All events (except tours) will be in the third floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.

Verge Fund Speaker Series (Fri. 9 Nov, 2012 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Mark McCausland is the guest speaker for the Verge Fund Speaker Series, which is a partnership between New Mexico Tech and the Verge Fund. McCausland joined Ultramain as a partner in 1984 and later took over as president and CEO. The firm makes maintenance and logistics software to monitor and plan for the upkeep and repair of vehicles, facilities and assets and sells to maritime and ground transport operators, but its biggest customers are in the aviation industry. 11 a.m. in MSEC 105.

NRAO Colloquium (Fri. 9 Nov, 2012 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

John Bally of the University of Colorado at Boulder is the guest speaker for the NRAO Colloquium. Bally will present “Stellar Feedback and the Ecology of the Galactic ISM.” He will discuss how large-scale surveys of the Milky Way complemented by high-resolution studies of small fields are revolutionizing the understanding of the Galactic Interstellar Medium (ISM) and star formation. He will describe the feedback ladder a chain of increasingly powerful mechanisms that may be responsible for the Galactic ecology. All NRAO employees are invited to attend via video. Hosted by Miller Goss. 11 a.m. in the Domenici Science Operation Center.

Presidents Dance (Fri. 9 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The annual President's Dance will begin at 7 p.m. at Macey Center.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

ACUI Billiards Local Qualifier (Sat. 10 Nov, 2012 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The Billy Aards Club is organizing the local qualifying tournament for the national ACUI collegiate 9-ball tournament. Qualifiers will advance to the regional competition, with a chance to go to nationals. In the game room in the Fidel Center

Rocky Horror Picture Show (Sat. 10 Nov, 2012 11:00 pm - Sun. 11 Nov, 2012 3:00 am)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show will play at the SAC at 11 p.m.. Bring canned food to donate to the homeless shelter. Featuring returning "celebrity" emcee Billy Gaberina!

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Rocky Horror Picture Show (Sat. 10 Nov, 2012 11:00 pm - Sun. 11 Nov, 2012 3:00 am)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show will play at the SAC at 11 p.m.. Bring canned food to donate to the homeless shelter. Featuring returning "celebrity" emcee Billy Gaberina!

ACUI Billiards Local Qualifier (Sun. 11 Nov, 2012 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The Billy Aards Club is organizing the local qualifying tournament for the national ACUI collegiate 9-ball tournament. Qualifiers will advance to the regional competition, with a chance to go to nationals. In the game room in the Fidel Center

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 13 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Roy S. Baty of Los Alamos National Laboratory presents "Non-standard Analysis and Generalized Solutions to Discontinuous Flows." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124

TCC design roundtable (Tue. 13 Nov, 2012 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 5:30 p.m. in Speare 116

NMT Pre-Medical Society Meeting (Tue. 13 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Guest speaker, Dr. Katherine Gnauck, emergency pediatrician at UNM Hospital, will provide a presentation on her experience with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Dr. Gnauck began working with the organization in 2003 when she spent six months as a field doctor in Khartoum, Sudan opening an emergency medical, hygiene and nutrition program. She completed another field project in Uganda in the fall 2005 assisting in the evaluation of a Prevention of Maternal to the Child Transmission (PMTCT) AIDS project. In the U.S., she advocates MSF interests locally with outreach lectures to university and community based groups. 7 p.m. in Jones Annex

Python 01 (Tue. 13 Nov, 2012 11:00 pm - Wed. 14 Nov, 2012 12:00 am)

Free, non-credit class in programming in the Python language.  4 p.m. in Speare 15.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Locavore Lunch (Wed. 14 Nov, 2012 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Tech's Trinitite chapter of Society for Technical Communication will be making a tasty lunch from local and/or organic ingredients donated or bought from Socorro's farmers market. 11 a.m. at La Raj (the patio by the main gym entrance).

TCC design roundtable (Wed. 14 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 4 p.m.

Python 02 (Wed. 14 Nov, 2012 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Free non-credit class on programming in the Python language offered by the Tech Computer Center.  5:30 p.m. in Speare 116.

St. Patrick's Catholic Newman Center (Wed. 14 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization which serves students seeking to grow in their faith. Meetings include fellowship, discussions, and dinner. All are welcome. 7 p.m. at the Newman Center on School of Mines Road. 

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (Wed. 14 Nov, 2012 8:45 pm - 10:15 pm)

InterVarsity, or IV, is an interdenominational Christian ministry and fellowship led by students and geared toward evangelism in a campus environment. Our vision is to see students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed, and world changers developed. Intervarsity is a place of community and fellowship, worship and Bible study, and a place to make a difference on this campus and in this world. All are welcome. 8:45 p.m. in the SAC.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

TCC design roundtable (Thu. 15 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. This week's topic will be true multiprocessing in Python. 4 p.m. in Speare 116.

Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 15 Nov, 2012 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Auto Racing Club has weekly meetings at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in Workman 101. Club members discuss upcoming events, vehicle maintenance and other topics related to auto racing. All are welcome to join.

Swing Dance (Thu. 15 Nov, 2012 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly swing dance held in the SAC. Everyone is welcome. Lessons held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Verge Fund Speaker Series (Fri. 16 Nov, 2012 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Kim Sanchez-Rael is the guest speaker for the Verge Fund Speaker Series, which is a partnership between New Mexico Tech and the Verge Fund. Kim has over 19 years of entrepreneurial start-up, executive management, policy and venture investing experience. She focuses on investments in optics, energy, and water. She has particular strengths in growing product-based companies; improving management, operations, and financing; and building public-private partnerships. Kim currently represents Flywheel on three company boards. Prior to Flywheel, she was a co-founder, investor and executive at Qynergy Corporation and served in executive management positions at Intel Corporation.   Kim received a BA from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford University. 11 a.m. in MSEC 105.

Global Village Day (Fri. 16 Nov, 2012 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Explore Tech's cultural diversity at Global Village Day! The event will feature exhibits of the many cultures at Tech, performances, door prizes, music, food, and more. Get your "passport" to have stamped at each country's booth. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the East Gym.

Regents Meeting (Fri. 16 Nov, 2012 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents will meet in regular session at 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 16, at the Albuquerque Country Club, 601 Laguna Blvd SW, Albuquerque. A complete agenda will be available at the Office of the President, Brown Hall 217, or by email at pio@nmt.edu. An executive session is scheduled to discuss personnel and legal matters.

Game Room Tournament (Fri. 16 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The game room is hosting tournaments, including billiards, poker, and ping pong. The winners of each section will win prizes and will be eligible enter the final tournament at the end of the semester. Sign up in the Game Room.

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble (Fri. 16 Nov, 2012 7:30 pm)

The Performing Arts series presents the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, an award-winning company inspired by the African-American experience. Free for Tech students. General Admission: $16/Adult; $14/Senior; $8/Youth. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center.

 

Monday, November 19, 2012

INBRE/Biology Seminar (Mon. 19 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. William D. Stone, Tech professor of mathematics, will speak of "Size-Structured Population Models."
Monday, November 19, 2012 at 4 pm in MSEC 105.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Mon. 19 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The campus chapter of ASME meets at 7 p.m. in Weir Hall.  All are welcome to join.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 20 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Visiting scholar Dr. Ali Faris will be presenting the next Mechanical Engineering seminar. Dr. Faris will present " A Pilot Scale Treatment Process for High TDS Oilfield Produced Water." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

TCC design roundtable (Tue. 20 Nov, 2012 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 5:30 p.m. in Speare 116

Student Government Association (Tue. 20 Nov, 2012 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

This meeting is open to all students of New Mexico Tech.  Free food and drinks will be provided.  Come discuss any concerns you have. 9 p.m. in Workman 101.

Python 01 (Tue. 20 Nov, 2012 11:00 pm - Wed. 21 Nov, 2012 12:00 am)

Free, non-credit class in programming in the Python language.  4 p.m. in Speare 15.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

TCC design roundtable (Wed. 21 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 4 p.m. in Speare 116.

Python 02 (Wed. 21 Nov, 2012 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Free non-credit class on programming in the Python language offered by the Tech Computer Center.  5:30 p.m. in Speare 116.

St. Patrick's Catholic Newman Center (Wed. 21 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization which serves students seeking to grow in their faith. Meetings include fellowship, discussions, and dinner. All are welcome. 7 p.m. at the Newman Center on School of Mines Road. 

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (Wed. 21 Nov, 2012 8:45 pm - 10:15 pm)

InterVarsity, or IV, is an interdenominational Christian ministry and fellowship led by students and geared toward evangelism in a campus environment. Our vision is to see students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed, and world changers developed. Intervarsity is a place of community and fellowship, worship and Bible study, and a place to make a difference on this campus and in this world. All are welcome. 8:45 p.m. in the SAC.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 22 Nov, 2012 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Auto Racing Club has weekly meetings at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in Workman 101. Club members discuss upcoming events, vehicle maintenance and other topics related to auto racing. All are welcome to join.

Swing Dance (Thu. 22 Nov, 2012 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly swing dance held in the SAC. Everyone is welcome. Lessons held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Monday, November 26, 2012

Spring Preregistration for Grad Students and Tech Scholars (Mon. 26 Nov, 2012 6:00 am - 7:00 am)

Grad students and Tech Scholars can pre-register for Spring 2013 classes. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registrar's office or online beginning at 6 a.m.!

Chemistry Department Seminar (Mon. 26 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Guoqi Zhang, faculty candidate in the Chemistry Department will present ""Earth - Abundant Metal Complexes for Asymmetric Catalysis and Sustainable Energy." 2 p.m. in Workman 109.

Presidential Chamber Music Series (Mon. 26 Nov, 2012 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

The Performing Arts Series presents the second Presidential Music Series concert of the year. This performance is Piano Sextets. Enjoy renowned chamber music hosted by violist Willy Sucre. Free admission. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center.

 

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Spring Preregistration for Seniors (Tue. 27 Nov, 2012 6:00 am - 7:00 am)

Seniors can pre-register for Spring 2013 classes. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registrar's office or online beginning at 6 a.m.!

Annual Employee Benefits Fair (Tue. 27 Nov, 2012 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)

The Human Resources Office is hosting the annual Employee Benefits Fair all day Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the third floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center. Meritain, the third-party benefits provider, will have representatives at the event to meet individually with employees. Other service providers will be on hand as well. One-hour sessions will be at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 27 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

John Bode , President of Veritran Inc., will present a talk on "Infinitely Variable Transmission." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124

TCC design roundtable (Tue. 27 Nov, 2012 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 5:30 p.m. in Speare 116

Gregory Popovich's Comedy Pet Theater (Tue. 27 Nov, 2012 7:30 pm)

The Performing Arts Series presents Gregory Popovich's Comedy Pet Theater, a comedy, juggling and circus acts with extraordinary rescued cats and dogs. Free for NMT students enrolled in 6+ hours. General Admission: $20/Adult; $18/Senior; $10/Youth. 7:30 p.m at Macey Center.

 

Python 01 (Tue. 27 Nov, 2012 11:00 pm - Wed. 28 Nov, 2012 12:00 am)

Free, non-credit class in programming in the Python language.  4 p.m. in Speare 15.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Spring Preregistration for Juniors (Wed. 28 Nov, 2012 6:00 am - 7:00 am)

Juniors can pre-register for Spring 2013 classes. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registrar's office or online beginning at 6 a.m.!

Chemistry Department Seminar (Wed. 28 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Lilya Frolova, faculty candidate in the Chemistry Department seminar will present "Multicomponent Approach to Synthesis of Natural products and their Mimetics." 2 p.m.

TCC design roundtable (Wed. 28 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 4 p.m.

Python 02 (Wed. 28 Nov, 2012 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Free non-credit class on programming in the Python language offered by the Tech Computer Center.  5:30 p.m. in Speare 116.

St. Patrick's Catholic Newman Center (Wed. 28 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization which serves students seeking to grow in their faith. Meetings include fellowship, discussions, and dinner. All are welcome. 7 p.m. at the Newman Center on School of Mines Road. 

GSA Meeting (Wed. 28 Nov, 2012 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The Graduate Student Association will hold its regular meeting at 3 p.m. in the Tripp Room of the Skeen Library (room 212).

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Spring Preregistration for Sophomores (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 6:00 am - 7:00 am)

Sophomores can pre-register for Spring 2013 classes. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registrar's office or online beginning at 6 a.m.!

NRAO Colloquium (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Yasuo Fukui of Nagoya University in Japan will present the NRAO Special Colloquium. Dr. Fukui will speak about “The Giant Molecular Clouds in the Magellanic Clouds.” The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are the nearest galaxies to our own. Surveys of these galaxies using the NANTEN 4m telescope in Chile have revealed more than 300 resolved giant molecular clouds and allowed scientists to make a first statistical study on their evolution and formation. 2 p.m. in the DSOC Auditorium, broadcast by video.

Chemistry Department Seminar (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Rodolfo Tello-Aburto, a candidate for a faculty position in chemistry, will present a department seminar. The title of the talk is "Chemistry of Natural Products: Total Synthesis and Methodology Development." Tello-Aburto earned his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota and is a post-doc at New Mexico State University. 2 p.m. in Weir 129.

Thurs 11/29/12

TCC design roundtable (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. Today's topic will be Using pyparsing to extract information from log files and other complex text structures. 4 p.m. in Speare 116

Physics Department Seminar (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. Thomas Greathouse of Southwest Research Institute will present the Physics Department seminar. He will present two topics: Part 1 is “Seasonal Temperature Variations in Saturn’s Stratosphere: Radiative Seasonal Model versus Observations;” Part 2 is “The Thermal Response to Waves Propagating Through Jupiter’s Middle Atmosphere.” Each portion of Dr. Greathouse’s talk will be followed by a brief Q&A session. 4 p.m. in Workman 101.

Earth Science Seminar (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Earth and Environmental Science Department, the Hydrology Program and the New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources present the last seminar of the semester. David Schneider of the National Center for Atmospheric Research will discuss "Antarctic Climate, Recent and Future: Do the Global Climate Models Get It Right?" Hosted by Penny Boston. 4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

NMT Chamber Orchestra and Chorus Concert (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Come hear instrumentalists and vocalists from the Tech community, ages 7 to 70, in a concert featuring Handel's "Music for the Royal Fireworks," Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro," Hayes, and others.  On the main stage at the Macey Center. 6 p.m., November 29.

Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Auto Racing Club has weekly meetings at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in Workman 101. Club members discuss upcoming events, vehicle maintenance and other topics related to auto racing. All are welcome to join.

Swing Dance (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly swing dance held in the SAC. Everyone is welcome. Lessons held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Spring Preregistration for Freshmen and Non-Degree Students (Fri. 30 Nov, 2012 6:00 am - 7:00 am)

Freshmen and non-degree students can pre-register for Spring 2013 classes. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registrar's office or online beginning at 6 a.m.!

World AIDS Day Bake Sale (Fri. 30 Nov, 2012 10:00 am - 11:04 am)

The  New Mexico Tech Pre-Medical Society, QuASAR, and the Alpha Sigma Kappa Sorority will be sponsoring a World AIDS Day Bake Sale on Friday, November 30, in Fidel from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds from the bake sale will be donated to the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative [(IAVI) http://www.iavi.org/ ], a global non-profit, public-private partnership working to accelerate the development of vaccines to prevent HIV infection and AIDS.

Talk on Interpersonal Communication (Fri. 30 Nov, 2012 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

The Humanities and Social Sciences department in collaboration with QuASAR is hosting sex educator Matie Fricker for a lecture on communication. Topics including opening communication with strangers, flirting (including when it's too much or no wanted), communicating in a relationship (platonic or otherwise), and consent. The event will have food and be open to everyone, but we ask you attend with an open mind and respect. 6:30 p.m. in Workman 101.

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